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and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people living near the refiner
, clayton and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people liv
: it would involve four station in contra costa county including 12 i martinez. the district says that's their only options. neighbors say it can't be true. >> i think it's shame. i live in this community and this neighborhood. i have always safe and secure. >> it makes me scared of what could potentially happen if it takes an extra five minutes for a different firehouse to come down. >> reporter: their fear not enough to make change. the reality, contra costa county couldn't get enough votes. the county's fire protection district's funding measure, measure q, failed to pass the november ballot. now four stations are on the chopping block. >> the decision to close a fire station is not easy. there is no perfect modem. we don't go to school to learn how to close fire stations. >> reporter: the fire protection district covers 300 square miles serving 600,000 neighbors. leaders say industry standards require at least 600 firefighters on staff based off the area they cover. but right now they are operating at 250. >> this organization throughout not only in emergency response and fire prev
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that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek, lafayette and clayton on center avenue. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa fire officials to save $10 million a year. officials warned that if a partial tax measure failed last month, this would happen, and the measure did fail. >> we're basically at a juncture now where we don't have an awful lot of options available to us. >> fire officials said they made their decision based on call volume of at each. firefighters say closing the station will increase response time. >> we'll have to reconsider our tactics, maybe not go in because when you -- when you go in to do an interior fire tack, you need to have the necessary backup on the outside. >> the supervisors asked the fire chief to come back with more information on specific stations and possible alternatives. >> it is most likely that there'll be some closure, whether that means full or partial closure, i think it's too early to tell. >>
we had the spike. the other one was this one. the royal dutch shell refinery in martinez, california. we were told they were offline for maintenance. so these two refineries being down, prices are going to go up. that's what drove up the prices in california despite all the other factors saying it shouldn't have gone up. that was in may. and people in california were prepared to accept that explanation. history had prepared us to accept that explanation. however, check this out. earlier this month, a news service got a hand on a report that looked at environmental documents. thousands of environmental documents from the point in time when those refineries were supposedly offline. down for maintenance work. here's how they describe the report's findings "in may at a time when the shell's plant was report to be down, it appears to have been making gasoline for at least half that time. remissions returned to normal a full week before it reported to have come back online. really? similarly, chevron's richmond refinery was reported down for maintenance for two weeks in may, but a missions
their safety tonight. fire station in creighton, lafayett lafayette, mav martinez walnut creek at risk of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire st
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will be today at 1:30 p.m. in martinez. they're encouraging the public to come autumn voice their concerns to the supervisors and we are not sure how much this will do what they're asking people to come out and support them. >> just into kron 4 news room. police are on the scene of what they are calling a sophisticated pot growing operation in the south bay. at a home on the 13 block of sandalwood court in san jose. police got to the home just after 3 this morning after the received a call from a neighbor who saw three men going into the home and it's got a robbery was in progress. when the police arrived they found over 300 pot plants valued at zero hundred and $25,000. no one appears to live in the home and police are calling this a sophisticated grow house. we have a crew headed to the sting and will bring you more information as soon as it comes in. >> i ran state tv says that the country's revolutionary guard has captured a u.s. droned after it entered iranian airspace over persian off. i ran is saying that the drone was captured but gave no further details on the location or when the
son: la de walnut creek... lafayette... clayton y martinez... ---los residentes de esas zonas han mostrado su preocupacion por estas clausuras... ---por cierto hoy en martinez se realizo una reunion comunitaria para analizar esta medida. topvo blanca ---esta tarde un incendio de 2 alarmas consumio parte de un edificio ubicado en la cuadra mil 500 de la calle page en el vecindario haight- ashbury de san frnacisco. --todos los habitantes del lugar lograron salir ilesos y las causas del siniestro, asi como el monto de los daÑos no se ha revelado. blanca ---varios manifestantes que apoyan la "desnudez" en las calles de san francisco, protestaron nuevamente por la decision de la mesa de supervisores de prohibir esta practica en publico. take vo ---justamente hoy los funcionarios emitieron su votacion final en torno a esta prohibcion que fue impulsada por el supervisor scott wiener. ---luego de la aprobacion... la desnudez en publico seria prohibida en san francisco a partir del uno de febrero del proximo aÑo. ---quienes apoyan la expresion del desnudo ya han presentado una demanda pa
with martinez, a tree fell on a power line, there on 32nd and brown street residents say that it took p.g.g. crews several hours to respond. we'll check with janet live here in just minutes. but in the meantime, to contra costa county. p.g. is telling us that there are about 15,000 customers that lost power this evening in the bay area, but again it was rain throughout the first half of the day. and boy, that's exactly what our chief meteorologist bill martin called for. bill, you told us that it would clear up by noon, and it did. >> [inaudible] that gave us a break -- the heaviest an inch of rain -- the upshot to that, the rainfall came under the estimates. so the rain not as heavy as expected. so that's good for the first of these heavy weather systems. if you take a look at the rainfall systems, heavy rain, but livermore, quarter of an inch. just an inch of rain in lowland. we're getting a break, there's the system as it moves out of the area. and you see that blue sky, we're going to get about scoffers of dry in the bay area. we've got all the live radars going, we've got reno, and
stations and walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette will close early next year under a cost- cutting plan. the four stations affected includes the fire station no. 4 on hawthorne drive and walnut creek, fire station no. 11 on center avenue in clayton, fire station no. 12 on shell avenue in martinez and a fire station no. 16 on loss arabs avenue at lafayette. the closures come after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q. it would have provided a temporary seven your tax fun to the stations. >> meanwhile s.f. francisco, a special noontime ceremony today at days memorial grove and golden gate park. it's free and open to the public. there will be a musical performance by the some of bell's choir. awards will also be given for local, on some heroes and the fight against aids. there will be a reading of names of those who were lost to aids. >> starbucks says is going to donate a portion of its profits to help fight the disease. the company announced it will give 5¢ for each drink that its sales to date to the red foundation. the foundation leads brass to help raise m
are discussing the possibility of closing four fire stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and la fayette. the closure list comes a month after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, the temporary seven- year parcel tax would have provided enough funds to keep the four dations -- the four stations open. >>> the oakland raiders are expressing their condolences to dennis allen who lost his father last night. grady allen passed away due to cardiac arrest. according to a statement from the raid, dennis allen traveled to the dales fort worth area to be by his father's said white after -- right after the game on saturday. he does plan to play in the game on thursday against denver. >>> we're still on stormwatch as more wet weather moves into the area. in the meantime, the cleanup continues from the weekend storm. a free that well on reed avenue is scheduled for removal today. as you can see it was still laying on sop of -- on top of several vehicles this morning. no one was hurt. caltran crews are cleaning up a small mudslide that shut down the connector. the ramp is close
on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez will be shutting down. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and impact this all afternoon...kron four's dan kerman has been in that board meeting...and has the latest developments. >> after discussing this matter for most of the afternoon it looks like a contra costa fire protection district will delay a decision on weather or not to shut for down of the 28 stations. they need more information before they make this decision. declining revenues, increase in benefits, pensions mean that the district is not have as much money as it needs to have to keep all of these stations open. >> this is the last option we have we have exhausted all of our reserve funds, cutting costs, and trying to go to the public with a temporary tax measure and that did not pass. we are at a point for we cannot go any further. >> the district wants to look at other options in to get some questions answered and next t
looked like they had a pulse when martinez turns trouble into paradise. that is improvisation theater at its best. taylor martinez, 17 yards, 14- 7. wisconsin's montee ball ran for 202 yards three more touchdowns and watch montee battle montee ball go air born. leaping liz lizards:did you hear that, stanford? they rushed for 538 yards. montee ball has an ncaa record 82 career touchdowns, 76 rushing touchdowns is also an ncaa record. >>> third-ranked georgia led 7- 0 before eddie lacy makes the big placer running for 181 yards. georgia led numerator when the tide attempt afield, but washington blocks it and there goes alex ogletree, 55 yards for the touchdown. bulldogs led. crimson tide ran for 350 yards, but quarterback a.j. mccarron can also pass. mccarron to cooper, bama leads 32-28, 3:15 left on the clock. bulldogs have no time-outs and need to score here or it's over. it's over. bama wins, 32-28 and play notre dame january 27th forst ncaa national championship. >>> 12th-ranked oklahoma and bob stoops visited tcu. that sooner sensation damien william's second touchdown of the game.
in martinez today will be with the supervisors' offices for the preliminary go over for the stations that are on the chopping block. they're already scheduled to be close. they're encouraging the public to show up the meeting is that 115 pirie and perhap >> police are on the scene of what they're calling it a sophisticated pot growing operation and the south bay. it is an east san jose on the 1300 block of sandalwood court. police got a call at 3 this morning they saw three pe going into the home and i thought it was a robbery in progress. when police arrived and found over 300 pot plants valued at over $125,000. nome was there when the police got there. no one lives and the home and police are calling this a sophisticated row house. we have a crew headed to the scene and we will bring you more in the next half hour. >> lafayette city officials say a portion of the road that collapsed during the weekend storm is likely going to take several months to be repaired. will tran was on the scene and told about this yesterday. workers spent most of yesterday cleaning up the hole with excava
stations in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette, and clayton, the city's only fire station. he says all cities within the district would be impacted. >> once we start taking any of those stations out of service, then having ten units at a fire is going to have a bigger impact come january than it would now if we had all of our companies in service. >> reporter: not to mention the closures would come during the holidays, when districts see an increase in chimney and house fires. the good news is there would be no layoffs involved in these closures. but the district does tell me if they can't find a financial solution next year, we could see two more closures. in martinez, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> there is some new action to try to end the costly eight-day strike at the ports of los angeles and long beach. after an overnight intervention by the mayor, both sides have agreed to bring in a federal mediator. cbs reporter randy paige with the latest on the negotiations. >> both parties have agreed to federal mediation and to a federal mediator. >> reporter: an exhausted mayor announced both
where pleasanton we have san ramon, walnut creek, clayton and martinez and concord all offering free sandbags. the department of public works, a representative is here to tell us about the program. how does it work, justin? >> the station is here available to residents 24 hours a day 7 days a week which is new for us n prior years the station was only available monday through friday. >> reporter: how does it work as far as filling up the bags? >> well, as you can see you can either come with a partner or do it yourself. there's a 25-bag limit for residents and business here in the city. >> do you have any areas prone to flooding in concord? we have two major storms coming in between thursday and sunday. >> yeah, we have some areas in northern concord near the naval weapons station property that there is some flooding from time to time with heavy rains. >> reporter: all right. so i know you have a lot of preparations to do cleaning out some gutters. thank you for your time this evening. and again we are here in concord but you can check with your own chamber of commerce about free sa
, the father of her 4 1/2-year-old beautiful little girl, nahla, and her fiance, olivier martinez. now apparently halle berry and gabriel reached a truce in their custody war, any protective, and any temporary restraining order against aubrey has been lifted. it's unclear weather or not aubry's restraining order against martinez filed monday whether that remains in effect. but at least it appears that they have reached a truss, which is terrific, because they are the parents of a 4 1/2-year-old and it clearly isn't in the best interest of the child for them to be squabbling the way they have been. but i will say, you know, halle berry wanted to take the girl all the way to france. >> that didn't sit well. >> and her new fiance really beat up aubrey. that's crazy. >> maybe a truce. they're moving forward. >> lack at that. that was a very violent altercation. i guess maybe it was so violent she wants to get out of the home. she's listed her hollywood hills home where this took place on the market $15 million is the asking price. look at that. >> olivier got the better of the matchup. >>>
hike to fund the district. the county is looking at closing stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette to save $3 million. >>> the u.s. supreme court could announce as soon as this morning whether it will hear appeals on some cases involving same-sex marriage. one is an appeal from supporters of prop 8 california's voter-approved measure that limits marriage to men and women couples. it was previously struck down by a u.s. appeals court. five challenges to the federal "defense of marriage act" are also being considered. >>> the local boy scout forced to leave his moraga troop because he is gay will be honored in sacramento later this afternoon. an 18-year-old ryan andresen will be recognized for his bravery by state assembly speaker john perez as the new legislative session opens today. >>> 4:39. what went wrong. new details following a murder- suicide involving a kansas city chief's football player. >> plus a trip to seaworld for one family. the moment a dolphin bites a child on camera. >> how a husband and wife escaped serious injury after this very freak accident comin
four five houses. the ones in walnut creek, clayton and martinez, will close after january 1. the 4th in lafayette is already closed. the county's top fire official says the loss of property taxes and a failed tacts measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserves. he says now an already understaffed agency will have to do even more with less. >>> the holidays are prime time for crooks trying to pass counterfeit bills. the clues to look for if you suspect a fake. >> plus, the medical breakthrough making it easier for couples to conceive. >>> then iced out. dozens of hockey games lost. how local businesses are losing out in the nhl lockout. >> and remember, you can track the rain anytime with our live high-def doppler radar on our website, cbssf.com/weather. to reach a deal that would e this year's hockey season. ready done. >>> negotiations resumed today between nhl owners and players hoping to reach a deal to save the hockey season. but a lot of damage is done. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez in san jose with a look at how the lockout is costing the downtown busin
martinez dice quÉ es artecho y a quienes ayudan. >>> bueno, me llamo lourdes vivo acÁ, en lima perÚ. bienvenidos a mi hogar, a mi, este es todo para mÍ. >>> luz estÁ orgullosa de enseÑar su casa de madera, es pequeÑa, pero no se cuela la llovizna en invierno y es fresca en verano. >>> recuerda como si fuera iyer los dÍas en que la construyÓ con estudiantes de techo para mi paÍs. >>> sÍ, es pequeÑa, es verdad pero tiene la sala, el dormitorio, y tiene piscina, lo siento asÍ, es el indicio que me dierion, la esperanza en la zona. >>> es lÍder en su comunidad, y transmite autoestima a familias pobres a las que capacitan en oficios para consÉguir empleos. >>> me llena de orgullo tener una de 7 maravillas en el mundo, pero no debe alejarlos de la realidad. >>> los jÓvenes buscan los fondos, y buscan a familias necesitadas, y construyen casas con sus propias manos. >>> nay que tener barro para saber de quÉ se trata la pobreza, conocer, compartir, almorzar, conversar, cargar madera, ser barrida en el asentamiento, y se da cuenta que tiene demasiadas oportunidad para compartir
bay heavy rain highway 4 martinez. we are seeing slow traffic interstate 680, highway 24 approach and the caldecott tunnel ride around san ramon valley. that starts to pick up shortly. we are seeing a light rain in the south bay but it is relatively widespread. 7:00 a.m. this morning take a look at this orange/read that starts to build up on your screen indicates moderate to heavy rain is widespread in the north and east bay. impacting the peninsula and parts of the south bay as well. is out. spotty showers of the back in mostly cloudy conditions. the winds will start to die down. flash flood not concern later today. by 7:00 p.m. light showers in the north bay north of the golden gate bridge. the continue to see spotty showers of the tail end of this walking up saturday morning. keep your umbrella handy. satellite and radar shows the bigger picture a lot of moisture sitting offshore. we have several advisers around the bay area. flash flood watch in effect for the north bay interior valleys. wind advisories for parts of sacramento, the delta, and even the east bay hills and the di
. the stations scheduled for closure are in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and la fayette. the closure list comes about a month after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, that temporary seven-year complex would have paid for those four fire stations. >>> the berkeley fire station sent out warning letters to more than 900 ambulance patients saying a tax fraud ring may have had access to some of their personal information. a former employee that handles berkeley's billing accessed client informs reportedly to give it to a tax fraud ring. the information may include names, social security numbers and birth dates. 13 people have been arrested so far for their involvement in that ring. >>> 7:07. the good news, muni is back in service. >> that's right. full service. up right now, the hyde cable car was down. it was cleared just before 7:00. everyone back to normal in san francisco with your mass transit. >>> we're gonna take a look outside. we have backup extending all the way to the maze. also starting to see some backup on the east shore freeway. 280 at the 880 split, yo
are in martinez, la fayette, la fayette and clayton -- walnut creek and clayton. >>> a los angeles area firehouse is under fire this morning for letting an exercise company shoot a rather raycy video inside the station. ♪ >> the video shows a scantily- clad woman dancing around with a hula-hoop inside a fire station in venice. fire officials are investigating why the station allowed the filming. the station was in trouble last year for allowing fire trucks to be used in a porn movie. >>> 7:20. well, mark your calendar if you love music. organizers of the lands festival just announced the dates for next year. ♪ >> that's stevie wonder. 2013 festival will be held august 9th through august 11th at golden gate park. organizers have not told us yet who will be performing next year. last year's headliners including stevie wonder, neil young. also meatal law. big show -- also, metallica. big show out there. >>> 7:21. we continue our stormwatch coverage. meteorologist, steve paulson, is tracking the storm. he will tell us which parts of the bay area will get the most rain. he's coming back. scutaro!
the bay area. i headed to the east bay and found out that pleasanton, walnut creek, martinez, also san ramon, offering free sandbags. but right here, in the steve concord, they are going a little further. they are offering this service 24/7. so i looked up the director of concord and told me, justin e zell had this to say. >> we have the station here that's available 24 hours a day 7 days a week which is new for this city because in prior years this was only available up until 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon monday through friday. and as now the storms don't stop. so people need to get out here and make sandbags in the middle of the night or early in the morning so we wanted to make it available to residents at all times. >> reporter: is there a limitation for residents as far as sandbagging is concern? >> there is a 25-bag limit. so we ask that residents -- they are on the honor system here so we ask that they only take 25 bags. >> reporter: the director of department of public works had a lot to tell me about the concord area. there are some areas more prone to flooding than others. he a
, station 12 on shell avenue in martinez. and station 16 on los arabes drive in lafayette. if voters didn't pass the parcel tax, the result in cutting would result in safety. but voters were not swayed. >>> next i will use storm tracker 2 to show you the storm's path. >>> his young daughter was beaten and sexually assaulted. why he says her attackers aren't the only ones who should be punished. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> two people are safe tonight after a falling tree came crashing down on the mini van they were sitting in. it happened around 1:30 this afternoon. neither of the people was injured. an east bay regional parks crew cut the tree into pieces and cleared the road. >>> the parents of an autistic 16-y
. the fire chief selected stations for closer in walnut creek, clayton, and lafayette and martinez. lafayette city manager is urging residents to attend the meeting to voice opposition. >>> coming up next, the desperate times for millions of people in afghanistan. >> it's almost unimaginable how these people survive. >> neck, the author of "the kite runner" and his intense effort to help provide shelter to the people of his homeland. >>> and let's take a live look outside from our hd roof cam. it's dark, it's cloudy, it's wet. lisa argen is going to have your full forecast in just a [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordinary breakfast pastry that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. >> welcome back, everybody. good saturday morning. it is 5:39 on th
and martinez. lafayette city manager is urging residents to attend the meeting to voice opposition. >>> coming up next, the desperate times for millions of people in afghanistan. >> it's almost unimaginable how these people survive. >> the author of "the kite runner" and his intense effort to help provide shelter to the people of his homeland. >>> and let's take a live look outside at 7:36. this is from our emeryville camera looking back across the bay at san francisco. it's dreary out there. but as lisa argen is going to tell us, the worst is actually ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> the man who wrote the best selling book "the kite ru
at the heavy rain from richmond, martinez and berkeley, now pushing into the east bay. and 580 and back westward. 280 in san francisco. not only looking it he rain but gusty winds. lighter rains into fremont and union city and the south bay. this will all continue to increase throughout the day. the first half of the day looking much, much different than the second half. carolyn. >> lisa, you are the key person this morning. thank you so much. big concern in the north bay is flooding, especially along creeks and rivers. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m.
be mountain, santa rosa, and into martinez and vacaville. you see the darker shading green right here. so that heavy rain beginning to sink south into the east bay from richmond and berkeley, continue ron. you see the rain all throughout high bay 1, highway 101 through san francisco. and the winds are common over 40 to 45 miles an hour. into the east bay the rain is picking up from 580, grizzlies peak boulevard, emeryville and walnut creek. no one is spared in the south bay. the rain a little bit lighter from the peninsula over to the east bay. but still it's getting wet from union city, 880 and 680 and down through the south bay right now. so as i said before, if you are not feeling the effects of the rain right now, you are certainly feeling the effects of the wind. 20 to 25 americans gusts from livermore to san jose. but look at the coast. 51 miles an hour. so those planes aren't going anywhere this morning. wind gusts in hayward near 40 miles an hour. wind advisory during noontime and flash flood watch the evening hours. we will see the rises in streams and creeks after the heaviest r
supervisors are expected to vote to close four fire stations within in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette the county will scale back responses to low priority calls this cost cutting comes after county voters rejected a measure that was a temporary parcel tax toçñ w of fire service. lafayette's city manage urging residents to attend tomorrow's meeting to voice their opposition. >>> oakland city council will hear from both sides april controversial proposal for a dog park. a stretch of green on the corner of macarthur boulevard and lake shore. the area has been a gathering spot for picnics and soccer games. dog lovers want to fence off part of the area to use for a dog park opponents say the area is not the right location for a dog park. >>> california educators will be watching to see what happens when the school year gets longer in five states, starting in 2013. the announce -- part of' there year pilot project administrators hope it makes students more competitive. districts can decide for themselves if they will add extra showers to the school day or extra days to the
are in martinez walnut creek and west lay fayette. no firefighters will lose their jobs?Úñ and and a parcel tax for fire services on the ballot. >> they're going to have a deal yai. you never know when you have an emergency what time of the day or night. and it could mean the difference between five minutes and 10 minutes. it's for a fire, meaning a larger fire, and for life saving measures could mean life, or death. >> in clayton, abc 7 news. >> investigators looking into the cause of a fire in petaluma. >> sky 7 is above the scene, you can see crews trying to fight the flames there this, fire started about 3:30 this morning in a large home in a rural area. took crews about two hours to get it contained. it appears everybody did get out safely. >> game wardens shot and killed two mountain lion cubs near downtown half moon bay. the sheriff's office reported responded to a report of a lion in the 800 block of carrera street. the wardens tried to move them towards a ranch state park but the lions were back on the street next day. the wardens shot them. out of concern for public safety. the cubs w
, walnut creek, clayton and martinez. fires say closures would affect response times to areas around the stations. many people the closures are inevitable because the district feeds to shutdown two stations by next july to save money -- one to two stations will need to be closed by july 2014 >> you don't have to get a badge to be a crime fighter in san francisco. new program by the police department is counting on the public and social media to solve cases it is called the line-up. each week a piece of surveillance video is featured with the hope that someone looking in will recognize a criminal. this week's offering shows a stun gun assault on polk street caught last month. we have a link to the san francisco police website at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> verizon wants to know more about what you do in your living room. >> here's jane king. >>> watch for changes in job benefits, companies considering dropping health insurance for millions because by 2014 it may be cheaper to pay government fines under the new law. the study indicates the majority will continue to offer healt
him from martinez. >> one of the 90's most beloved tv couples is reuniting. ben savage and his co-star on board with four or revising their role as cory and topanga. the show is rumored to be tied girl meets world. a couple are married with a 13 year- old daughter. cannot set your dd are the pilot show is in the early stages. you can on a piece of movie history. the iconic piano used to play in the classic film casablanca is headed to the auction block. the prop could fetch as much as $1.2 million at next month's sale. >> for hollywood minute i am elizabeth corrdisan. >> still ahead on the kron for morning news the first of a few storms is arriving in the bay area this morning. we will tell you what parts are expected to get a lot of wind and rain. and some parts of the bear our meeting this is rain. we will show you one reservoir that is struggling to maintain its water level. >> we will be checking in with george he is looking at how the rate may be affecting the when the commute. we will find out as the kron for morning news continues. (male announcer): live from the bay area t
against berry's fiance, olivier martinez. >>> and finally, a different kind of tree lighting this holiday season. check this out. a chinese artist set off a series of explosions inside a 40-foot pine tree on the national mall on friday. but it was a bit of a dud. you see there. shifting winding ruined the intended effect. >> it looked like it blew up. >> it's a long story. believe me. it will take the rest of this half hour to explain that one. it didn't work. >>> time, now, for the weather. over to ginger zee. >> i have maybe more holiday-appropriate pictures to start with. in atlantic city, the weather will be almost perfect. low-40s. this is from the city kicking off its holiday light show, called winter sweets. these pictures are a sneak peek of the show, that projects spectacular 3d holiday images on the boardwalk hall. the show will play every night through the winter. at this time, the a.c. is bouncing back after hurricane sandy. and this is the headline. its boardwalk is open for business. things are looking good. very holiday-like. now, we're going to look at what's going on weat
that are of minority. look at susanna martinez, ted cruz, marco rubio, et cetera, to see where we have leading voices. >> rick: last question, and quickly, optimism for the future of the gop? >> very optimistic. i was with jake and meghan not too long ago at the massachusetts republican convention today where we saw 60 cr's come out before their finals, not 24 days after suffering the defeat here in boston and just to see such positive and positive enthusiasm for the future. these kids are ready to get on their campuses in the spring and start recruiting. >> rick: great to speak with all three of you. hope we can keep the conversation going over the next couple of years. >> thanks for having us. >> arthel: coming up, american students are racking up loans and they're doing it fast, owing nearly $1 trillion and taxpayers may be on the line. could there be a repeat of the subprime mortgage crisis? >> rick: a favor repaid after super storm sandy, a group of new orleans firefighters traveling to new york city will tell you how they plan to help. >> it's a helpless feeling right now. as you can see, you h
the west to interview the new governor, susanna martinez and she spoke and got a rousing round of cheers when she finished. and the governor is the first woman hispanic governor in the united states and considered a raising store in the g.o.p. and she'll take us back to her home in el paso, texas and the small business that her family started there. on the record airs tomorrow night at 10 p.m. eastern, don't miss my friend gretta. a big change in the pockets for the new york jets. mark sanchez benched. and beat is going to gain me at home base here. stay with us. walmart-preferred rx plan p-d-p gives you a low $18.50 monthly plan premium... and select generic hypertension drugs available for only a penny... so you can focus on what really matters. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. sharable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. is bigger than we think ... sometimelike the flu.fer from with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal.
. the county supervisors are considering plans now to shut down stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez, and lafayette. it's to save money. the district was hoping for a tax hike but it failed to pass in november. closing the stations will save $3 million. >>> time now 6:39. tweeting on the toilet? how social media is taking over the bathroom. >> okay... >> plus the dolphin bites an 8- year-old at seaworld. what her parents are saying about the attack caught on tape. >> the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the numbers. so far not too bad. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks. not scheduled any wi ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. wi
, martinez and lafayette to save about $3 million. >>> the u.s. supreme court could announce as soon as this morning whether it will hear appeals on some cases involving same-sex marriage. one is an appeal from supporters of proposition 8. california's voter-approved measure limits marriage to male- female couples. it was previously struck down by a u.s. appeals court. five challenges to the federal "defense of marriage act" are also being considered. >>> a local boy scout forced to leave his moraga troop because he is gay will be honored in sacramento this afternoon. 18-year-old ryan andresen will be recognized for his bravery by state assembly speaker john perez as the new legislative session opens up today. >>> so what do david letterman and led zeppelin have in common? well, the stars are getting a presidential honor in the nation's capital. >> and a dolphin bites a little girl at seaworld and it's caught on camera. the movement that may have triggered the attack. , ,,,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby c
station number 4 on hawthorne drive, station 11, station 12 on shell avenue in martinez and station 16 in lay fayette. they come after voters rejected measure q which would have started a seven year parcel tax to pay for fire services. >>> residents in half moon bay are on alert after two mountain lion cubs were spotted there. the sighting was reports yesterday afternoon. if you see a cub don't don't approach because the mother may be nearby. >> an oregon man attacked by a shark. thomas kennedy was reportedly snorkeling when the shark attacked. he had several cuts what may have been a tiger shark. he was worried he would be attacked again when he saw his trail of blood in the water. his personality changed at the hospital. >> you know you have to look at it like -- the emt told me on the way, you could have had this or been struck by lightning, the odds are about the same. >> the lifeguards closed part of the beach. it's the third shark attack since october. >> if you are looking for more energy efficient lights you can get them free today, just turn in your old ones. for each str
water level is at three feet. the flooding stage is nine feet. >> in martinez strong winds and rain knocked down a big tree and it knocked downpour lines. >> the power went out. >> this happened along brown street. traffic was blocked for hours. reportedly it took crews about four hours to get there and turn off the power so crews could remove the tree. >>> to make sure you stay here for up to the minute coverage of the next round of that new storm. we will be here for you on the air, online and also, on your mobile device. >> new york city mayor wants congress to move quickly to approve federal funding for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action
on this today and martinez. if there are encouraging people to come on and voice their concerns. we're talking about the fire district and culturcontra costa. there statig that this is because measure q sales a month ago. they stated that they do not have the money and that will have to start closing fire stations. station for is one of them. we do have a full list of the stations are scheduled to close. number four, #11, no. 12, and no. 16. county is extremely busy and a service nine cities with over 6000 people. they have over 41,000 calls a year. they stated that they just do not have the money and the budget. their budget is about hundred and $2 million a year. this stated that they have to save money because measure q did not pass. officials have encouraged people to come out and voice their concerns. >> the latest on the fiscal cliff talks. competing plans from the white house and republicans was little talk of compromise. if the white house plans raises taxes on any and come over to london and $50,000 with 350 billion in cuts to medicare and 200 billion in new stimulus and and fracture
" everybody. check out gretta on the record tomorrow night with new mexico governor susanna martinez, a rising star in the party. who knows where her role will be as we move forward. certainly, someone that will be mentioned at the very least as a vice-president next time around. >> alisyn: it's interesting, because gretta gets sort of a back, back stage view of governor martinez and not just a sit-down. >> dave: and certainly will reveal her plan for immigration in the party moving forward. >> alisyn: tune into that. meanwhile, we have the headlines because egypt's supreme court is suspending all work. after thousands of egyptians took to the streets to support their president. >> hey. >> alisyn: this is the scene in cairo yesterday as egyptians rallied behind president morsi and now says he will not keep working until the pressure on them ends. and there will ab vote on a new constitution in two weeks, if approved, it would take the place of the one passed in november and opponents say the constitution is flawed and undermines basic freedom. there's new details about that horrible miami bus
compete for those businesses. listen rick scott in florida is a competitor, bobby jindal, susan martinez, they are all competing for those businesses. if you want to sit there -- i'll give you a good example. i think the martin o'malley, former -- or still -- former dn -- >> he's in virginia now, right? >> no. i think he's up in maryland. >> yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. current governor. >> former chairman of the democrat governors association. he and i were on a panel one day. he's a bright, capable guy but he made the comment, you know, he was a little offended that a governor would come into his state and try to recruit businesses out of his state to go somewhere else. well, i understand that he might be offended, but the fact is that's how the world works. competition is what makes you stronger and putting legitimate competitive policies in place whether it is grants to help a business move from a place that has overtaxed and overregulated to your state so that the people who work in your business can keep more of what they work for and to be able to take better care of their family is ju
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